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GET READY TO UNITE & SHARE HOPE with us in PALM BEACH, FLORIDA!

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CAPTURING RACE DAY EXCITEMENT

The race details below will provide you with all the information you need to plan your perfect Palm Beach Race of Hope experience from start to finish. We cannot wait to share all of the fun that we have planned as we work to defeat depression.

THE STAGGERING STATISTICS

Depression is the #1 cause of disability worldwide.

 

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5K RACE DETAILS & EVENT TIMELINE

Join fellow HOPE runners and walkers this winter and participate in the 2023 Palm Beach Race of Hope 5k to Defeat Depression. Unite with the entire race pack at this gorgeous and in-person destination event in Palm Beach, FL and celebrate the ability to race together again.

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Register online today to join us in-person at the Palm Beach Race of Hope 5k to Defeat Depression! Hurry as this popular event will fill up quickly.
 

  • Be among the first 650 registrants to pick up a race packet and you'll receive a race bib and commemorative gear (pullover jacket, shirt, & hat) to celebrate your race.

  • Gear and sizes are available in limited quantities and offered at packet pick up on a first come first served basis.

  • Don't want your gear? Select jacket size, "I don't want any gear" to donate your pullover jacket, shirt, and hat back to the event and only receive a bib & optional Finisher Medal when you complete your race.

  • After all gear has been handed out, no further gear, refunds, or cost adjustments will be offered.

  • 100% of all proceeds go directly to depression research.

RACE REGISTRATION

COST:

  • $39 - Up to 12/06/23
    Until 11:30 p.m. ET

  • $45 - Up to 01/27/23
    Until 11:30 p.m. ET

  • $50 - Up to 02/17/23
    Until Early Packet Pick Up closes at 5:30 p.m. ET

  • $55 - 02/18/23 Race Day
    Until Packet Pick Up closes at 7:45 a.m. ET (sharp)

  • 100% of all proceeds go directly to depression research.

  • Visit the FAQs for details about Race Packet policies. Sorry, no refunds.
     

REGISTRATION:

  • Online Opens:
    11/15/22… 12:00 a.m. ET

  • Online Closes:
    02/14/23… 11:59 p.m. ET

  • Early Packet Pick Up:
    02/17/23… 12:00 - 5:30 p.m. ET

  • Race Day:
    02/18/23… 6:30 - 7:45 a.m. (sharp)

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Our race location has moved!
Bradley Park is the new setting for the 2023 Palm Beach Race of Hope 5k.

 

Bradley Park

Palm Beach, FL 33480

JOIN US ON RACE DAY!

EVENT TIMELINE:

Saturday, February 18, 2023

  • 6:30 - 7:45 a.m. (sharp)
    Packet Pick Up & Event Sign Up

  • 7:40 a.m. - Welcome
    Messages and announcements will repeat throughout race

  • 7:50 a.m. - Report To Corrals

  • 7:55 a.m. - 5 Min. Warning
    until the 1st wave starts

  • 7:59 a.m. - 1 Min. Countdown
    until the 1st wave starts

  • 8:00 a.m. - Race Starts

  • 9:00 a.m. Awards Ceremony
    (subject to change)

  • 10:30 a.m. - Event Wraps
    Race route closes and all attendees should exit event.

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RACE DAY PARKING

Due to the anticipated attendance on race day, plan to arrive early to allow plenty of time to find parking. Our new Bradley Park race location does not offer on site parking. Please allow ample time to find public street parking prior to the race start.

 

Parking can be found on Royal Poinciana Way (blue zones). Please follow the volunteer’s directions, use crosswalks, posted parking rules, and event signage to ensure the safety of all event participants.

 
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SELF ASSIGNED START CORRALS:

For the safety of all participants, each racer should position themselves in the starting line corral number that most closely matches their anticipated race pace.

RACE SAFETY:

For the safety of all participants, any racer who reports with a pet or stroller must move to the back of the final corral no matter their race pace.

STARTING LINE CORRAL

STARTING LINE CORRALS:

  • Start line chute corral numbers are based on pace

  • Front corrals = Fastest racers

  • Back corrals = casual walkers

  • Strollers & dogs = back of the last corral

 
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You’ll love this flat and fast asphalt 5k route featuring the gorgeous views of Palm Beach, FL. Show your support by racing in your signature yellow HOPE gear to send a message of hope to those living with a mental illness.

The Palm Beach Race of Hope 5k is a USATF certified road race course whose distance has been certified for accuracy. That means your race results will be accurate, accepted as a record, and applied to your national rank.

RACE ROUTE

ROUTE DESCRIPTION:

  • 5k distance

  • Flat asphalt surface

  • USATF certified course

  • Mid-race timing clock not provided

  • CAUTION:
    Tight switchback near mile 1.5!

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Bottled water will be provided at the half-way point and again at the finish line.

WATER STOPS

WATER & FUEL:

  • Water - mile 1.5

  • Water - finish line

 
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Beverages and grab and go snacks offered at the finish line. This amenity is subject to change.

RACE FUEL

FUEL:

  • Finish line

  • Grab and go snacks

  • Amenity is subject to change
 
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We'll be so excited to welcome you to the finish line to award you with the 2023 Finisher medal & refreshing bottle of water. Check your preliminary online results to see if you are a speed award winner!

FINISH LINE

FINISH LINE EXPERIENCE:

  • Receive a water bottle

  • Accept Finisher medal

  • Online only results

THE STAGGERING STATISTICS

THE STAGGERING STATISTICS

​Depression affects 350 MILLION people each year worldwide.

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